Meaning of graphics

graph•ics

Pronunciation: (graf'iks), [key]
— n.
  1. the art of drawing, esp. as used in mathematics, engineering, etc.
  2. See(def. 1).
  3. the titles, credits, subtitles, announcements, etc., shown on the screen before, or as part of, a film or television program.
  4. the science of calculating by diagrams.
  5. See
—adj.
  1. pertaining to pictorial information displayed, plotted, or printed by a computer: When you draw a picture on a graphics tablet the computer displays the same picture on the screen.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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